Group of action: Antimicrobial agents for systemic use

Active ingredient: Cefotaxime sodium

Dosage form: Powder for solution for injections

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Antibacterial agents for system application β-lactam antibiotics. Third-generation cephalosporins.

ATC code: J01DD01

RX/OTC: RX

 

Indications  

Infections caused by susceptible to malaria infections:

  • upper respiratory tract infection (tonsillitis, otitis);
  • respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia, pleurisy, abscesses);
  • infections of the genitourinary system; septicemia, bacteremia;
  • intra-abdominal infections (including peritonitis);
  • skin and soft tissue infections; bone and joint infections;
  • meningitis (except listeriozic) and other infections of the central nervous system.

Prevention of infection after surgery operations on the digestive tract, urological and obstetrical and gynecological operations.

Contraindications   Increased sensitivity to cephalosporins, to lidocaine (if lidocaine is used as a solvent) other β-lactam antibiotics in anamnesis; bleeding, a history of enterocolitis (especially ulcerative colitis), AV-block without established heart pacemaker, severe heart failure.
Basic physical and chemical properties   Crystalline powder from almost white to light yellow in color.
Shelf life   2 years
Storage conditions   Keep out of reach of children in the original packaging at a temperature not exceeding 25°C.